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Aug 10, 2013 6:00am EDT
latino-americans' story. i want to know the story of the southwest of america, the story of texas when it was mexico. i want to know all of that. i want to know the asian-americans' story. now, that's what american history has to be. we have to know each other's stories. and we should know the stories of people who live throughout the world. and then some of the fences between us would fall. we'd be hess inclined to -- less inclined to say that our concerns stop t -- stop at our borders, that we should all be concerned about humankind. no matter where one lives, we are concerned about their lot, and we cultivate that concern when we know their stories. but we don't do that. >> host: back to our facebook page we don't do that. >> host: jack comments so happy to see and hear randall robinson on in depth. now if we could just delete all the heritage foundation programs. i read that because unwanted to ask you, we hear it is often on c-span, people only watching what they agree with. what is your viewing habits, what are you reading? >> let me say this about c-span first of all. i said to
Aug 24, 2013 7:00am EDT
, after this i will be going to texas for the next few days where there have been huge demographic shifts, ala unregistered hispanic citizens who when we get the registered and get out to vote will we know will support democratic candidates because they embrace our agenda and will reject the alienation and extremism the republicans have engaged in and then i will be in georgia where we also have seen without spending any money in the last election president obama got 45% of the voting georgia so we are looking to turn states that were purple and then blew under republicans mired in their civil war and continue to embrace extremism. that is what american voters have a choice between and that is why i think they will continue to choose democrats and we will have a lot of opportunities to rebuild the middle class. that is we are all about. >> you can watch the entire interview sunday at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> to see the lack of print journalism. i am frustrated when i see the loss of so much state and local journalism covering what is happening in city councils and on
Aug 3, 2013 7:00am EDT
have a perfect study in which 50 states you could track health costs, and some states like texas have set very severe caps. and they have not seen lower trend lines because they set the caps. so it's absolutely true that doctors practice defensive medicine, it's true that we need changes. that's all true. it won't fix the cost trends. the cost trends are because of unnecessary capacity, it's because of irrationality in the system, it's because of, you know, delivering too much of the wrong kinds of services. so, you know, you have lots of -- you know, the ama's answer to this and physicians' answer to this is always tort reform. and you can say, you know, yes, you're right, the tort system need to be fixed, but that's not the answer to the cost trends. >> well, thank you, dr. brenner. that was incredibly interesting. [applause] >> thank you so much. ms. . [applause] >> that, i want to ask dan, our nga executive director, to give us an update of the work on the association in assisting states to control health costs while maintaining quality. >> thank you. you probably won't be surpris
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